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KCSMMHZ
Jul 1, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. the former national security agency contractor has asked ecuador for asylum. snowden revealed last month that nsa agents collect phone and private data at home and abroad. american authorities have charged him with espionage and asked russia to extradite him. he's believed to be staying in the transit area of a moscow airport. vladimir putin said he can stay in russia if he promises to stop leaking information. >> translator: if he wants to stay in russia, there's one condition. he must stop his activities aimed at inflicting damage on our american partners. >> the latest reports based on snowden's revelations have put even more heat on the u.s. government. they say american agents spied on embassies and missions belonging to their allies around the world. nhk world has details. >> reporter: the german magazine "der spiegel" reported that workers at the u.s. national security agency installed listening devices in eu offices in washington and new york. they say they eavesdropped on meetings on eu officials. they cited a secret document leaked by snowden. the article said nsa workers hacke
FOX News
Jun 30, 2013 12:00pm PDT
't scramble the jets as he put it. >> the head of the national security agency says snowden has irreparable damage to americans. >> paul: others have, too. >> i would trust general alexander. he knows what secrets he had in his possession and secrets the chinese in hong kong or russians at the airport in moscow could easily have downloaded. >> paul: he certainly downloaded? >> this is what they do for a living. we would like to borrow your computer for a brief inspection. we'll give it back to you tomorrow. that kind of thing. this is major breach of american security whether snowden meant to hand over these documents, russians and chinese now have access to the national security agency in a way they didn't have before. terrorists can begin to understand already how it is that we look at patterns of communication to see how they may or may not be seeking. so for the president to say no big deal a big deal. >> paul: why is the president down playing this when his justice department have brought charges against snowden? >> i think it goes that question. you had in the opening, american influe
LINKTV
Jul 2, 2013 8:00am PDT
on the basis of mutual trust? i outrage over the national security agency spying on the european union and european citizens. in limboowden remains after he withdraws his request for asylum in russia and ecuador says it made a mistake and helping him leave hong kong. we will speak with kristinn hrafnsson of wikileaks and go to germany for the response of the latest revelations about u.s. spying. a former suez act dictator is detained -- u.s.-backed dictator is detained. contras, was putting hissene habre into power, even though he had a reputation for brutality. >> known as africa's pinochet, hissene habre has been detained in senegal. we will speak with attorney reed brody who is worked with victims of hissene habre's regime since 1999. and we will talk about jean- claude duvalier of haiti and efrain rios montt of guatemala. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. egypt's military has issued a 48-hour deadline for president mohamed morsi i to yield to the demands of the egyptian people amidst mass protest aim
KCSMMHZ
Jul 1, 2013 6:00am PDT
reports based on revelations by former national security agency contractor edward snowden say american agents spied on embassies and missions around the world. the targets included allies such as european nations. japan and south korea. nhk world's reports. >> reporter: the german magazine "der spiegel" reported that works at the national security agency installed listening devices in eu offices in washington and new york. they say agents eavesdropped on meetings among eu officials. they cited a leaked document by snowden. it says nsa workers also hacked into computer networks to intercept documents and e-mails. eu leaders responded with strong words. >> i am shocked in case that it is true, i feel treated as a european and a representative of an european institution like the representative of an enemy. >> reporter: the report also describes a u.s. spying program in germany. it says the operation is as comprehensive as the ones in china and iraq. u.s. agents monitored about 500 million phone calls and e-mails every month. german prosecutors have launched an investigation. the document
FOX Business
Jun 27, 2013 10:00pm EDT
, the assumption is -- and he has ttlked about this. there are technical blueprints for how the national security agency actually gets the data out of the fiber-optic cables and the locations of their stations and the real technical know-how that helps the agency set up with a call platforms to vacuum up a lot of this kind of data and so forth. so we know what he did. he fabricated encryption keys within the national security agency that allowed him access to servers that he himself as a systems administrator was not supposed to access. lori: do we know what else he might have? >> we don't know. the director said that today. he does not know the extent. and the fbi has investigated all kinds of possibilities of this point. that is part of it. the unknown level of what he was able to get. the fact they're all over the internet and other people have these files and you just have to give the password and it will be all over the place is that kind of wikileaks situation. instead of sensitive diplomatic cables, these are the most classified secrets in the u.s. government, signal intelligence. and if h
ABC
Jun 27, 2013 6:00pm PDT
program turns out the national security agency has been tracking your e mails. >> a vote in the u.s. senate passage of an immigration reform bill but will it ever become law? >> and a first from sacramento a state budget on time, without any spending cuts. >>> british newspaper "the guardian" is the published information from edwardsnowden that the national security agency has been compiling millions of documents showing nsa began tracking e mails and internet use under a separate program code named stellar wind after the september 11th attacks. under president bush, president obama discontinue that had program 10 years later. >> sweeping reform faces a tough battle at the house after passing the senate today. the bill easily passed though legislation providing extensive border security and offer a change of citizenship to millions of undocumented orker autos support from one end of the country to another. some liberal people in america support this bill. and everyone in between. >> all of us share the same goal to take 11 million people out of the shadows and secure our borders m
KOFY
Jun 27, 2013 9:00pm PDT
, another government surveillance program, turns out the national security agency has been tracking your emails. the people at paypal have a question -- who is going to handle the money that you are going to spend in outer space? that day may >> terry: a's on this, the the bill is passed. >> it's why i am disappointed with most of it. >> reaction after vice president biden announced the sweeping immigration reform bill. the bill heads to the house where the fate is uncertain. it would provide extensive border security and offer a chance of citizenship to millions in the country illegally now. here is jim avila. >> the senate in an electric atmosphere as supporters still here illegally jostled for seating where all hundred u.s. senators were asked. >> to stand and vote one by one. >> for or against immigration reform. vice president announcing overwhelming passage. >> the bill as amended is passed. [ cheers and applause ] >> its process we watched across america frontier without papers, his daughter on his shoulders long to be a part of, watching the still undocumented as pathway too citi
PBS
Jul 2, 2013 9:00pm PDT
, michael hayden ran the national security agency, the nsa. >> hayden: we began a conversation with the vice president and then with the president, saying that, "here are some additional things we could do, but we cannot do them because we do not currently have the authorities to do them." that was the basis of the evolution of what became the terrorist surveillance program. >> narrator: the terrorist surveillance program authorized the nsa to intercept certain telephone calls and emails of american citizens without a warrant. >> hayden: it clearly was atypical when it came to where the traditional boundaries of the national security agency had been, when it came to communications, one end of which was in the united states. that was a change. >> priest: nobody was in a mood to say, "well, wait a minute. are you infringing on privacy?" you know, privacy versus another 9/11 attack, there was no real question about what was going to win over that. >> narrator: from inside their secure maryland headquarters, the nsa was now focused on trying to prevent the next terrorist attack. >> hayden: i beg
ABC
Jun 27, 2013 5:00pm PDT
security agency leaker edward snowden, believed to be holed up in the moscow airport. the president spoke about snow des den during a news conference and says the damage to national security has been done. >> nom im not going to be scrambling jets to get a 29-year-old hacker. >> ecuador says it's rejecting trade benefits it could lose if it takes in snow den. >> and coming up how to help police find a bandit who ran off with a woman's life saving autos and buzz aldren's new highest step for man kind. >> the way you drive your car matt >>> take a look at this guy. if you have seen him, fremont police want to hear from you, quick lism he targeted a woman and got way with a life savings, $20,000 on monday. the woman eating lunch on fremont boulevard this, guy ordered food then snatched her backpack. the woman struggled but he knocked her down and ran off. and escaped in this car. >> new frontier for tourists will be visiting outer space. how will you pay fr food and souvenirs? pay pal is partnering with the space industry to figure out what to do. >> first flight into space is set for decemb
NBC
Jun 30, 2013 5:30pm PDT
's latest bombshell, they reported that the national security agency digitally spied on european and triggering a short official response that the u.s. government collects intelligence like every other nation. snowden still unseen in a moscow airport but making his presence known. nbc news, moscow. >> to south africa now where president obama has made a point of honoring nelson mandela's legacy at every point on his trip. he called it an honor and a privilege where he was in prison for so many years. nbc chuck todd is with the president. >> reporter: president obama looking out on the solitary view nelson mandela had from his prison cell for nearly 20 years. his health condition has overshadowed the three day visit. capped off today by this visit to robin island. being the president's second trip to the island, he could play tour guide for his daughters overheard here telling them about the south african connection that mahatma gaunty had. >> he was a lawyer here in south africa. and it was here -- >> reporter: the president also signed the prison's guest book. the world a gratef
LINKTV
Jun 30, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. there spiegel claims a secret document describes how america's national security agency infiltrated computers at the eu premises in washington. similar surveillance was apparently carried out on the eu delegation at the united nations in new york. the president of the european parliament responded. >> i am shocked. treated as a representative of a european country like an enemy. >> former spies and consultants say even if the report is true, the nsa is simply doing its job. >> that is what their job is and that's what they are there to do. we should recognize the fact they are going to collect that information on things that are of interest to the host country. in this case, eu conversations about what they were conversing about was certainly of interest to the united states. isand it seems cyber spying part of that. there is always a tension there. that doesrelationship not compare with the reality trade >> the scope and scale of the espionage program has come under intense scrutiny since edward snowden leak the details. it has the potential for long- term diplomatic damage. >> the fate of e
FOX News
Jun 29, 2013 11:00am PDT
or advertently the russia than and chinese now have access to the national security agency in a way they didn't have before. terrorists can begin to understand already how it is that we go -- look at patterns of communications and see how they may or may not be seeking. the president saying this is month big deal is a big deal. >> kim, why is -- the president politically downplay this when justice department is -- brought charge against snowden? >> well, i think it goes to that question you had in the opening was -- american influence. i think the president is worried their influence is such that they may not be able to get snowden back. and so if they turn this into a very high profile issue and lose, then they look back. element of incompetence, too. a strong tendency to rely on this and finding the right papers. the president hinted. this should be routine. you do have to pick up the phone on things like this. you have to exert pressure because -- just going through the motions is not going to get you what you want. >> reemphasize what kim said. that statement we listened to from barack ob
PBS
Jun 27, 2013 7:00pm PDT
worked if are the national security agency. he revealed that agents collect private zone and internet data at home and abroad. he flew to the airport on sunday from hong kong. president putin said they won't extradite him because they don't have that agreement. they requested asylum in ecuador. >> are people who look at japan have one question. they have data that could help answer that. is the economy improving? >>. >> that's the million dollar question. they came to revital i'd japan by ending deflation. what better data to start? is it they released new figures with the consumer price index stopped falling. they said the price index was unchanged over may. they excluded the food prices and say there was a rise in electricity and gas prices. it was up about 9% while gas rose 3.6%. the of prices dropped more slowly contributing to the overall result. japan's unemployment rate was at 4.1%, unchanged from april. the number of people without jobs fell by 180,000 from a year ago to almost 2 hundred 8 million. the number of people with jobs rose by 430,000 to reach just over 63 million. t
PBS
Jul 2, 2013 7:00pm PDT
.s. government surveillance programs has sought asylum from 21 countries. the former national security agency contractor, edward snowden, has already withdrawn his request from one. he says he won't try to stay in russia, where he's currently evading u.s. authorities. the u.s. government is urging countries not to help snowden escape prosecution on espionage charges. u.s. secretary of state, john kerry, met russian foreign minister sergei lavrov in ber my. he briefed his counterpart. he is believed to have repeated the request that russia hand snowden over to the u.s. lavrov oh gave a different account of the meeting. he said the issue wasn't on the agenda. snowden has been holed up at a moscow airport for more than a week since he flew there from hong kong. some analysts say he may not be able to leave moscow, because the u.s. has cancelled his passport. on monday, snowden released his first statement since arriving in moscow. he criticized the u.s. government for revoking his passport and pressuring countries to block his asilum bid wikileaks published a list of countries where he has asked
KCSMMHZ
Jul 4, 2013 6:00am PDT
in europe. the german magazine said last week that the u.s. national security agency wiretapped european union facilities both in the u.s. and in europe. the report was based on documents leaked by former american intelligence contractor edward snowden. european commission president manuel barrosa and german chancellor angela merkel met in berlin. they announced the launch of working groups to look into the reported surveillance. white house officials say the first meeting is scheduled for monday. european leaders had expressed concern about the spying allegations. they said they could derail negotiations for a proposed free trade agreement with the u.s. eu officials say the trade talks will go ahead as planned in parallel with the working group's investigations. >>> american technology visionary who transformed the way people work has died. he invented the computer mouse and helped introduce innovations that shaped the way we communicate. he began work on computer technology when he joined the stanford research institute in 1957. he invented the mouse in 1963 and gave the first public d
KCSMMHZ
Jun 27, 2013 5:30pm PDT
for the national security agency. he revealed earlier this month that nsa agents collect private phone and internet data at home and abroad. he flew to the moscow airport sunday from hong kong. president vladimir putin said he won't extradite him because the u.s. and russia don't have that type of agreement. snowden has requested asylum in ecuador. >>> the defense chiefs of japan and the philippines have agreed to cooperate more closely. they want to counter china's growing maritime activity. defense minister itsunori onodera met with the minister in the philippines. several ships have approached the senkaku islands in the east china sea. japan controls the islands but china and taiwan claim them. defense chiefs also talked about a dispute between the philippines and china. both countries claim the spratly islands in the south china sea. >> translator: we agreed that these issues should be resolved under the rule of law. >> onodera said there's concern that events in the south china sea could spill over into the east china sea. >> we are very happy to note that the japanese government is working wi
NBC
Jul 1, 2013 4:00am PDT
, the national security agency, has been spying on its own allies on the eu, the european union, by bugging offices, hacking computers. now these allegations believed to have come from edward snowden who, as far as we know is still in that transit lounge in the moscow airport. russia says hands off. he hasn't touched their soil and now ecuador, the country that had been willing to help says until russia does something or until he can get to an ecuadoran embassy or to ecuador, there's nothing they can do about grnting himfter ecuador's presi spoke with vice president biden about the situation. the vice president leaning on ecuador to send snowden home. at this point it looks like he's stuck. according to that german magazine, still talking. betty? >> the saga continues. thank you. >>> other news making the headlines today. a cirque du soleil performer died saturday after an accident during a show at the gm grand. audience members said the performer fell close to 50 feet into a pit below the stage. supreme court justice anthony kennedy denied a request by proposition 8 supporters to halt same
NBC
Jul 2, 2013 4:30am PDT
of the u.s. embassy. >>> wiki leaks says national security agency leaker edward snowden has now aapplied for asylum in more than 20 different countries including brazil, india, china and most of europe. a person claiming to be snowden accusing the obama administration of pressuring leaders to not grant him aasylum. >>> house minority leader nancy pelosi is one of the most polarizing politicians in the country going head to head with republicans on capitol hill every day. today she goes one-on-one with raj mathai in what we call the interview. she talks about hillary clinton possibly running for president in 2016 and what it is like to be the minority in a republican-led house. >> they are obstructing the president. we are not ubtrukting the president. we didn't obstruct president bush when he was president. we disagreed and contested but we didn't say nothing you present will ever be approved in the congress. we did many good things with president bush. >> you can see the entire interview with nancy pelosi here on nbc bay area. >>> 4:52 right now. the former idlol winner on a ne show. >>
PBS
Jun 26, 2013 5:00pm PDT
ways. snowden, the former intelligence contractor, said this month that national security agency employees have repeatedly hacked into chinese computers. >>> chinese authorities are rolling out the red carpet for the leader of their closest leaders. south korean president park guen-hye will visit with xi jinping. her visit is set to reaffirm the close ties between the two nations. park is scheduled to meet with xi after attending a welcoming ceremony in beijing. analysts are keen to hear what the two leaders will say about north korea. officials there recently signaled their willingness to resume the so-called six-party talk on the country's nuclear program. park is scheduled to stay for four days. during that time she'll speak at a university about the importance of ties with china. this is park's second foreign tour since she assumed the presidency. her first was to the united states. >>> iran's supreme leader ayatollah ali khamenei has defended the country's nuclear program. analysts say he wants to dampen expectations that the new iranian administration will make concessions
PBS
Jul 4, 2013 5:00pm PDT
revealed the national security agency collects a vast amount of communication data at home and abroad. the german magazine reported the nsa bugged eu offices in washington and new york and infiltrated internet and phone networks. representatives of north and south korea are spending the weekend going-over their differences. the working level talks on saturday discuss restarting operations a a jointly run industrial zone. the spokes purposes for south korea's unification ministry said they will meet in the zone and officials in seoul propose the talks after authorities said they let business men visit the industrial complex. operations there have been suspended since north korea withdrew in april. they agreed to hold ministerial-level talks, but they canceled the meetings after failing to agree who should represent each side. chinese and russian naval forces will be putting on a show of strength over the next week. they are holding joint exercises in the sea of japan. china's state run news agency reports the eight-day drill will start friday in russia's far east. the navies will use 1
LINKTV
Jun 27, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. on thursday, the guardian newspaper reported that the national security agency had been tracking internet communications since the september 11 attacks. at first, the nsa only collected e-mail data generated either by non-u.s. citizens or by people physically outside the country. but in 2007, that data collection was expanded to cover all people inside the u.s., even though the nsa is not supposed to spying on americans. the program did not end until sometime in 2011, more than two years after barack obama became president. meantime, the u.s. top military officer said he is concerned about the security of the nsa itself. >> you cannot stop someone from breaking the law 100% of the time. you just cannot stop that from happening. you can certainly increased scrutiny in terms of their background investigation and reduce the number of them and put different degrees of oversight in place. thehile grappling with limits of protecting the american sense of privacy. governmenth african says nelson mandela's condition is now stable, but he remains critically ill. of well-wishers have been praying,
LINKTV
Jun 30, 2013 5:30am PDT
from the american national security agency, the nsa. they say they got ahold of part of the document links to edward snowden. according to the document, they are reporting the nsa targeted the u.s. offices in washington -- the e.u. offices in washington and new york and maybe even targeted e you buildings in brussels. it involved in planting of microphones and the infiltration of the computer network in each of the offices so the nsa could gain access to e-mails and other conversations inside. among theut the cat pigeons diplomatically. the e.u. and america are supposedly allies, at least on the surface. let's look at the reaction from europe today. the german justice minister has immediately and extensively explained by the american side weather reports are accurate -- whether the media reports are accurate or not. the president of the european parliament said he is deeply worried and shocked about the allegations of u.s. authorities spying on e.u. officers. he said if the allegations prove to be true, it would be a very serious matter which will have a severe impact on e.u.-u.s. re
LINKTV
Jul 1, 2013 5:30am PDT
snowden which reveal the national security agency lists 38 embassies and missions of describing them as targets. includes french, italian, greek embassies, including japan. faxuded planting bugs into machines and other communications equipment. what has been the french reaction to the news? >> the french reaction has been one of consternation and anger. the french farm minister instantly demanded clarification from the united states. what we have been hearing from other officials and senior political figures is doubt being tossed on the future of a big trade deal in the process of being negotiated between europe and the united states. the point the french are making is how can we move toward this kind of agreement when there is clearly so little trust. say if theals allegations are true the americans have been treating them more like enemies and allies. some have gone even further. the justice member has described it as a hostile act if the allegations are proven true. in france, people are taking a very hard line on these claims. forow much is the outrage the domestic audience? the
LINKTV
Jul 1, 2013 7:00pm PDT
places on the planet, chances are the national security agency in the u.s. is collecting that data. even if your country is called a close alley. that is from edward snowden. he told british and german newspapers the spying is nearly universal. germany is allegedly the most spied on country with 15 million phone calls intercepted every day. in france 2, million. the spying reportedly spans the globe. lmost everywhere else. >> we absolutely -- necessity to gain information for the fight against terrorism, but we do not accept the random, aimless anne scrupulous espionage of private citizens, not only in their own country but abroad. >> diplomats have been targeted too. the n.s.a. allegedly planted a bug at the european headquarters here in washington and listened in on conversations at these buildings. the french, italian and greek embassies. in all 38 missions in washington and new york city were targeted. >> i think there is a real sense that i have picked up today in strasburg in the european parlt today speaking to colleagues from different countries that this was unnecessary for the
LINKTV
Jul 4, 2013 7:30am PDT
, of these disclosures, is that nothing will change. >> national security agency leaker edward snowden in his own words on how the united states is secretly spying on people around the globe. and then we look at a remarkable story, how
FOX
Jun 28, 2013 5:00am PDT
on snowden in 2011 clearing him for his job as a contractor with the national security agency. investigators say from 2008 to 2011usis failed to perform a second review of the background check it conducted 50% of the time. that second review is a requirement in the contract with usis that it has with the government. >>> time now 5:14. a new development on the search in new zealand for a missing sailboat with americans on board. rescuers think that boat sank between new zealand and australia. they were last heard from june 4th. officials say they haven't given up hope that someone may be still alive. >>> immigration reform passed the u.s. senate but it's not expected to move quickly in the house. kyla campbell is live in our washington, d.c. newsroom with details on last night's vote and what is next for immigration reform. >> reporter: the senate voted 68-32 to pass an amended immigration reform bill. it's the first move since 1986. california senators barbara boxer and dianne feinstein showing their support for the plan and the 13 year path to citizenship. this week the senate added border
CNN
Jun 30, 2013 2:00pm PDT
reported it has information of the u.s. national security agency spied on offices of the european union. barbara starr following the latest developments for us. what are you learning? >> reporter: hi there, don. the german newspaper is reporting that the national security agency spied on the offices of the european union provoking outrage from those european allies. the president of the european parliament saying he wants answers from the united states. well, he got a little bit of one earlier today. here in washington, the office of the director of national intelligence issued a reply, a statement saying, quote, the united states government will repond appropriately to the european union through our diplomatic channels. while we are not going to comment publicly on specific alleged intelligence activities, as a matter of policy, we have made clear that the united states gathers foreign intelligence of the type gathered by all nations. so look, don, that's certainly not a denial that the u.s. is spying on the allies and the u.s. assumes the allies are spying on the u.s. this is how thin
FOX Business
Jun 30, 2013 9:00pm EDT
like intrusions on our privacy. most recently that the national security agency tracks our phone calls and some e-mails. this is a terrible threat to american liberties, says congressman justin amash. congressman, why? they are just minding t debt. they're not lisning to our phone calls. >> well, it violates the constitution. the fourth amendment protections against unreasonable searches and seizures, and is clearly violates the fourth amendment. the problem we have is that the government is gathering information using what is essentiay a general warrant, which was outlawed by the constitution. they're going after people, not -n the basis of any suspicion, not on the basis of any probable cause, but just because they're people, just because the information is useful to the government. that is what our founders expressly prohibited with the constitution. john: it is useful to need to if it keeps me fromeing blown up by a terrorist. the fact that they are just standing everybody in some ways makes it seem like less of an invasion of privacy. >> well, the reason the fnders believed it was
KOFY
Jun 27, 2013 7:00pm PDT
another government surveillance program turns out the national security agency has been tracking your e mails. >> a vote in the u.s. senate passage of an immigration reform bill but will it ever become law? >> and a first from sacramento a state budget on time, without any spending cuts. stay with us. mom... yes honey? dad told me that cheerios is good for your heart, is that true? says here that cheerios has whole grain oats that can help remove some cholesterol, and that's heart healthy. [ dad ] jan? ♪ >>> british newspaper "the guardian" is the published information from edwardsnowden that the national security agency has been compiling millions of documents showing nsa began tracking e mails and internet use under a separate program code named stellar wind after the september 11th attacks. under president bush, president obama discontinue that had program 10 years later. >> sweeping reform faces a tough battle at the house after passing the senate today. the bill easily passed though legislation providing extensive border security and offer a change of citizenship to millions of u
LINKTV
Jul 4, 2013 8:00am PDT
for america, of these disclosures, is that nothing will change. >> national security agency leaker edward snowden in his own words on how the united states is secretly spying on people around the globe. and then we look at a remarkable story, how the pentagon papers, the u.s. involvement in vietnam, came to be published not in the new york times by the beacon press. we will hear from three men at the center of the storm. west, ellsberg, robert and former alaska center mike gravel. all over washington, not only in the pentagon, but in the cia, state department, and elsewhere. isit is the government that lawless, not the press. all theseking to put papers into the record automatically. bang, they are in the record. that is how it got into the record of the united states of america. >> all that and more, coming up. i'm amy goodman. today we have a special on whistleblowers and leaks. when edward snowden came forward as the man who had secrets about the national security agency program, he was praised by the country's best known whistleblower, daniel ellsberg. "i think there has not been a mo
PBS
Jul 1, 2013 5:30pm PDT
on yet another leak from former c.i.a. contractor edward snowden, alleged the national security agency bugged european union offices in washington, new york, and brussels. and "the guardian" newspaper in britain said the u.s. spying also extended to partner nations like japan and south korea. now, two views. >> these are disturbing news. if proven true, they prove... sorry, they demand cull clarification, and the european union is now expecting to hear from the u.s. authorities and let me state clearly that clarity and transparency is what we expect from our partners and allies. >> suarez: and germany's government spokesman criticized the alleged conduct. >> if it's confirmed that, in fact, diplomatic representation of the european union and single european countries were bugged, they must say very clearly that eavesdropping on friends is unacceptable. it is a no-go. we're not in the cold war anymore. >> suarez: french president hollande even indicated the scandal could derail the transatlantic free trade talks jump started at the recent g8 summit in northern ireland. >> we cannot acce
FOX News
Jun 30, 2013 7:00pm PDT
the guardian, national security agency information indicates that al qaeda is behaving differently. so they might well have suspected some of this was going on. they learned a couple things, right? they learned not only what was going on but learned the legal limits of these programs. having shared that, it's very dangerous and allows the enemy to have insights into things we're doing to catch the really bad guys, the terrorist who is still want to kill us. >> this is a rare time when you are in full agreement with our commander in chief? >> you can't have 100% security and also then have 100% privacy and zero inconvenience. >> you agree, i take it? >> you know, i sort of agree with the president. it would be indeed a rare time when i agreed with this president. i don't view this issue as partisan in any fundamental way. >> it's not clear how crucial the national security, the data mining is. senator rand paul points out that we already have so much data that the fbi misses tips they have, like the tip about the boston marathon bombers and others. >> we can't seem to keep up with the p
FOX News
Jun 30, 2013 10:00pm PDT
've learned about orwellian like intrusions. the national security agency tracks our phone calls and some e-mail. this is a terrible threat to american liberties says congressman justin amash. congressman, why? they're just mining data, not listening to your phone calls. >> well, it violates the constitution. the fourth amendment protects us against unreasonable searches and seizures. this clearly violates the 4th amendment. the government is gathering information by a general warrant. it was outlawed by the constitution. they're going after people not on the basis of any suspicion, not on the basis of any probable cause, but just because they're people. just because the information is useful to the government and that's what our founders expressly prohibited with the constitution. >> it's useful to me too if it keeps me from being blown up by a terrorist. the fact that they're just scanning everybody makes it seem like less of an invasion of privacy. >> the reason the founders believed it was wrong is because we didn't want the government collecting this kind of information. they've put th
ABC
Jun 30, 2013 8:00am PDT
last night, spoke about a new technology to evolve out of the national security agency to try to attempt to intercept 1 billion mobile phone calls a day. no one signed up for this, obama doesn't have a mandate. no one has a mandate. they have been taken for a ride. >> you said this is far more than political. secretary of state john kerry said that snowden's revelations are putting people at risk. take a look. >> people may die as a consequence of what this man did. it is possible the united states will be attacked because terrorists may now know how to protect themselves in some way or another that they didn't know before. >> does that concern you at all? >> we have heard this rhetoric. i myself was subject to precisely this rhetoric two, three years ago. and it all proved to be false. we had this terrible discussion about -- which even exists in some of the tabloid press today, about wikileaks causing harm. but not a single u.s. government official, no one from the pentagon, from any government said any of our revelations if the past six years caused anyone to come to physic
MSNBC
Jul 1, 2013 9:00pm PDT
, a subaru. >>> if you're curious about how to get a job at the supersecretive national security agency, the nsa, it's not that hard. this charming young businesswoman will lead you in the direction of careers at nsa. wonder how she got the job there. maybe because it was of her wide ranging experience as the stock photo model. maybe that's all the nsa needed to know before they hired her. after all, she is businesswoman with folders. she's also well-dressed and looking at camera. she is everything the nsa needs and more. literally, there is too much of her. the nsa decided not to use her legs. i'm not saying the nsa stole this stock photograph, but they did noticeably crop it just above the getty water mark on her legs and the water mark is generally how you know this is a photo of a model that is for sale. i'm just saying. aside from the nsa possibly stealing stock photos, there's something else newsworthy going on at the nsa's website right now. this page used to hold the nsa's latest fact sheet, responding to the reporting on that agency that has stem med from the edward snowden lea
KRON
Jun 27, 2013 4:00am PDT
. the former national security agency computer contractor who exposed details of u.s. surveillance programs, faces espionage charges if shipped back home. he is currently cooling his heels at moscow's international airport, where he arrived sunday from hong defense and cia director the situation. >> you will have a narrow lane and a narrowing of information that they made available to people for analysis and for decision making as people try to protect that information and you will be back in the same kind of situation that we potentially have prior to 911 where we don't have the ability with people with the broad enough access to connect the dots. >>mark: russian president vladimir putin has said his government won't hand snowden over to u.s. authorities, but seems eager to wash his hands of the issue. ecuador is apparently considering giving snowden asylum. the rev. jesse jackson says he's going to try to help celebrity chef paula deen overcome the fallout from admitting past use of a racial slur. jackson says deen can be reclaimed if she is willing to acknowledge mistakes and make change
CSPAN
Jul 2, 2013 7:00am EDT
national security agency data center set to open in utah. first, this from c-span radio. jumped 12.2%ices in may from a year ago. that is the most in seven years, suggesting the housing recovery is strengthening. real estate data provider corelogic says prices rose from a year ago in 48 states and fell in only delaware and alabama. in all but three of the 100 largest cities, reported price gains. an update on the situation in egypt this hour. nbc news tweets that protesters are now gathering entire rear square in cairo. tahrir gathering in square in cairo. yesterday six cabinet ministers quit, and the military gave president morsi a 48 hour ultimatum to work out differences with the opposition. meanwhile, canada, in a message on their website, says they are posing the country's embassy in cairo until further notice for security reasons. jake cap retweets that on this retweets jake tapper that on this day lbj signed the civil rights act. the transition from journalism to books is exhilarating and completely overwhelming and frightening but wonderful. >> why did you make that choice? >> i h
FOX Business
Jun 28, 2013 12:00am EDT
most recently with the national security agency tracking your phone calls in the mills this is a terrible threat to american liberty says when congressman. there just mining data but not listening to phone calls >> it violates the constitution's fourth amendment protects us from unreasonable search and seizure fiscal elite -- clearly violates the fourth amendment and the government gathering information with a general warrant outlined by the constitution. not on the basis of any suspicion that just because their people and the information is useful that is what the founders expressly prohibited with the constitution teeseven it is useful for me if he keeps me from being blown up by a terrorist but that they just skean everybody seems like less of an invasion. >> the reason the founders believed it was wrong because we do want the government collect seeing this kind of information @%ey put in place to prevent the government from injecting itself into our personal affairs. you could do away and argue maybe that makes us safer or do away with the first and second and third
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